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BFIV
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.

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There are still old sidelock smoke poles out there if you want to go hard core old school.



Yeah, that's me for sure. Old school, definitely. Love my .50 Hawken and my .50 Ozark Mountain Rifle. I use em a lot even during regular rifle season. I can't hit a bull in the butt with a flintlock, though. Can't help but flinch every time when that flashpan goes off right in my face. It's interesting that different states have such different definitions of "primitive" weapons.


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CarRamrod
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
Well u don't want the deer to step on my weiner, and so I need something to reach 500 yards


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Nodust
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
Hijack

What brands of ammo do everyone's handy rifle like. I know mine if finicky. Only likes the remmington core loks


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CarRamrod
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
Well u don't want the deer to step on my weiner, and so I need something to reach 500 yards


KingRanch
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
Unless you are a very experienced shooter you're not going to hit anything at 500 yards with any rifle.

You DEFINTELY won't do it with anything that's legal for primitive season.


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Nodust
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
No need for a rifle. Just whip it out and club it to death


CarRamrod
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
I'm scared of what the antlers will do to my dong


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Nascar Fan
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
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If I was starting to hunt right now. All I would buy is a 35 Whelen primative rifle. No need for anything else in La

You haven't seen our place.
To the OP the 35 Whelen is the best of the bunch if you want to call it primative


CarRamrod
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
ok i see handi rifle and cva mentioned. These the best for the money?


DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
Yea the handi rifle is a hell of a bargin. I've only shot one CVA and I liked it, but I've shot a whole bunch of handi rifles and they were all accurate.


Chad504boy
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
How much is the .35 whalen? I bought a 45-70


DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
Should be the same price but good luck finding one.


Chad504boy
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
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These the best for the money?


I like my H&R 45-70. Small easy to carry around, reaches out and touches pretty much 90% of my hunting. Got a $100 bushnell scope on mine.


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Pina Coladaburg
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
Jim's had a 45-70 for a decent price.
I shoulda bought it.


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CarRamrod
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I bought a 45-70
well that settles it. im getting a .35 whelen


DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
Make sure you check your zero before the season each year. They kick hard enough to break cheap scopes. Pops broke one


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Chad504boy
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
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well that settles it. im getting a .35 whelen



I knew you were going oppo before I even posted. Thats why i said 45-70...


CarRamrod
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re: I need to buy a primitive rifle.
suuuure. You wanted me to go .45-70 with you.


Chad504boy
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suuuure. You wanted me to go .45-70 with you.


i wanted you to go with me but i used reverse psychology and told you i own the gun that I don't own.


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